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Horas para completar

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Idiomas disponíveis

Inglês

Legendas: Inglês, Árabe, Chinês (simplificado), Vietnamita, Hindi...

Habilidades que você terá

Essay WritingAcademic WritingCreative WritingWriting
Programa de cursos integrados
100% online

100% online

Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
Prazos flexíveis

Prazos flexíveis

Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.
Horas para completar

Aprox. 15 horas para completar

Sugerido: 2-3 hours/ week for 4 weeks...
Idiomas disponíveis

Inglês

Legendas: Inglês, Árabe, Chinês (simplificado), Vietnamita, Hindi...

Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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1
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1 hora para concluir

Course Introduction

This is the third course in the Academic English: Writing specialization, and it is a more advanced writing course. It will help you raise the level of your writing and make you more aware of the type of writing you can expect in college. You’ll learn what plagiarism is and how to avoid it using correct MLA citations. Also, you'll learn to write a synthesis essay, which will help develop your critical thinking skills. Finally, you’ll write a documented essay, which will help further enhance your skill of using outside sources in your writing....
Reading
1 vídeo (Total de 1 min), 4 leituras
Video1 vídeos
Reading4 leituras
Pre-Course Survey10min
Writing Levels10min
Message about Opinions10min
Message About Peer Reviews10min
Horas para completar
6 horas para concluir

Advanced Argument Essays

In the previous class, you learned about writing argument essays. Here you're going to learn how to make your essays more academic by writing more body paragraphs and adding support from outside sources. You will write a new argument essay, and since you already know how to write an argument, this will be a good way to practice using sources. You will also start learning about MLA format....
Reading
2 vídeos (Total de 16 min), 9 leituras, 3 testes
Video2 videos
Writing Longer Essays Video Lecture8min
Reading9 leituras
Introduction to Using Sources10min
Practice Using Sources Effectively10min
Practice Integrating Quotes Effectively10min
Writing Longer Essays10min
Types of Paragraphs Practice10min
Advanced Argument Essay Assignment10min
Sample Advanced Argument Essay10min
Check Your Essay10min
Quiz Instructions10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Advanced Argument Quiz14min
Semana
2
Horas para completar
4 horas para concluir

Avoiding Plagiarism

The topic of this module is very important for you to know about before you start taking college classes. Plagiarism is a kind of academic dishonesty that gets students into big trouble or even gets them dismissed from school. In this module, you will learn what plagiarism is and how to avoid it....
Reading
3 vídeos (Total de 11 min), 7 leituras, 3 testes
Video3 videos
What is Plagiarism? Video Lecture3min
How to Avoid Plagiarism Lecture6min
Reading7 leituras
Introduction to Plagiarism10min
What is Plagiarism? - Learning Objectives10min
How to Avoid Plagiarism - Learning Objectives10min
More On Plagiarism10min
Plagiarism Practice10min
Plagiarism Game10min
Quiz Instructions10min
Quiz2 exercícios práticos
Practice Quiz6min
Plagiarism Quiz10min
Semana
3
Horas para completar
8 horas para concluir

Synthesis Essay

In college classes, you will often be asked to read several articles and write an essay about an idea you form from reading the articles. This kind of essay is called a synthesis essay. In this module, you will be given two lists of articles to choose from. You will need to read the articles on your list and then write a synthesis essay. You will use sources from the articles to support your own ideas....
Reading
4 vídeos (Total de 20 min), 8 leituras, 4 testes
Video4 videos
Synthesis Essay Video Lecture8min
Teacher Discusses a Synthesis Essay and Using Sources5min
MLA Format Basics5min
Reading8 leituras
Readings on Plagiarism in Music10min
Synthesis Essay Readings10min
Synthesis Essay Assignment10min
Using Sources Review10min
Sample Synthesis Essay10min
MLA Format Basics Objectives10min
Check Your Essay10min
Quiz Instructions10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Synthesis Essay Quiz14min
Semana
4
Horas para completar
6 horas para concluir

Documented Essay

In this module, you will start using the Internet to find your own outside sources to support your ideas. You will also try to write a longer essay than you have before. This module will give your more practice using quotes and paraphrase in your essay, and you will learn to use a Works Cited page to list your sources....
Reading
3 vídeos (Total de 9 min), 9 leituras, 3 testes
Video3 videos
Documented Essay Video Lecture4min
Creating a Works Cited Page Video Lecture3min
Reading9 leituras
Finding Articles Online10min
Formatting In-Text Citations Practice10min
Documented Essay Assignment10min
Works Cited Page Introduction10min
Works Cited Page Practice10min
Sample Documented Essay10min
Check Your Essay10min
Quiz Instructions10min
Learn More10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Documented Essay Quiz16min
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por DBAug 17th 2016

An absolutely wonderful course! I learned a lot about advanced essay writing. I think it is a must-take course for those who are interested in writing academic and research essays!

por MAJan 2nd 2018

One of the best courses I have taken by far. Everything from the videos to assignments is amazing and informative. It has helped me tremendously. I encourage everyone to take it.

Instrutores

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Tamy Chapman

Instructor, International Programs
University of California Irvine Division of Continuing Education
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Helen Nam

Instructor
International Programs, UCI Extension

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Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways....

Sobre o Programa de cursos integrados Academic English: Writing

The skills taught in this Specialization will empower you to succeed in any college-level course or professional field. You’ll learn to conduct rigorous academic research and to express your ideas clearly in an academic format. In the final Capstone Project, all the knowledge that you’ve gained over the span of these courses will culminate into an academic research paper on an issue of your choice....
Academic English: Writing

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